"Boycott the Elections" -- a leaflet of the Communist Party of America, October 1920 Ultra-revolutionary leaflet of the fledgling Communist Party of America issued just prior to the November 1920 elections. Hand-typed from a specimen preserved by the Bureau of Investigation, forerunner of the modern FBI. Source: DoJ/BoI Investigative Files, NARA collection M-1085, reel 914, file 180337-33-1/1. According to internal Communist Party documents, 225,000 copies of this leaflet were... Topics: Communism -- United States, Communist Party USA, leaflets, insurrection
Published as Propaganda Leaflet No. 3, Issued by the Communist Party of America, 1219 Blue Island Avenue, Chicago, Ill.â Published November 1919, press run of 250,000. Copy in the Comintern Archive, f. 515, op. 1, d. 101, l. 12. Topic: Communism -- United States -- 1917-
Official Bulletin No. 1 of the unified Communist Party of America, circa May 28, 1921 This document was issued by the unified Communist Party of America to inform its members of the party's formal formation by merger of the old Communist Party of America and the United Communist Party at the secret convention of May 15-28, 1921. The gathering was held outdoors near the premises of the Overlook Mountain House hotel, outside of Woodstock, New York. This document includes complete party... Topics: Communist Party of America, Communist Party USA, Communist Party, CPA, CPUSA, Socialist Party of...
Unsigned typeset leaflet by the old Communist Party of America (New York: n.d. ). Copy in Comintern Archive, RGASPI, f. 515, op. 1, d. 47, ll. 1-2. Introduction also published in The Communist [CPA: New York], v. 2, no. 16 (Jan. 5, 1921), pp. 5, 7. Topic: Communism -- United States -- 1917-
The Ruthenberg faction of mainly "American" Anglophone communists left the CPA in April 1920. After less than a month of independent existence, it joined with the Reed-Gitlow Communist Labor Party in Bridgman, MI to form the UCP. Almost exactly one year later the UCP and CPA met at a farm outside Woodstock, NY (of all places) to form the final CPA. JK2391.C5 Topic: Communism -- United States -- 1917-
Documents from the 1925 conference of the Workers Party of America, in which they expel Ludwig Lore, are told by the Comintern who to put in the leadership, and change their name to the Workers (Communist) Party of America HX89 Topic: Communism -- United States -- 1917-
Second of the three issues published by the month long lived Communist Party of America (Minority Group). Includes material on deportations, Frainas correspondence from Europe and polemics with the "majority faction Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
The Communist Party of America split in April 1920 with Ruthenburg ("David Damon") taking most of the former National Council of the Left Wing element into the Communist Party of America (Minority Group). After about a month this group merged with the Communist Labor Party to form the United Communist Party Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Second issue of the CPAs "The Communist" contains articles on the steel strike led by William Z. Foster, articles on Hungary and Versailles, as well as organizational notes. Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
The Communist Party of America was founded Sept 1, 1919 in Chicago. The initial organization consisted of the National organizing Committee and National Council of the Left Wing factions that arose at the June Left Wing Conference. This issue includes an account of the convention, as well as the manifesto, constituion and program of the new group, the names of the members of the Central Committee and a polemic with the Communist Labor Party Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
byCentral Caucus faction Communist Party of America
"Manifesto of the Communist Party of America on the Workers' Party" Issued by the Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of America [Central Caucus faction] "J. Davis," Executive Secretary This rare leaflet of the splinter Communist Party of America established in January 1922 by the so-called "Central Caucus" headed by John J. Ballam, George Ashkenuzi, Oscar Tyverovsky, and Charles Dirba, attacks the Legal Political Party of the regular CPA as "a... Topics: Communist Party USA, Central Caucus faction, CPUSA, CPA, Communist Party of America Section of the...
Final edition of the CPA Minority incarnation of "The Communist" contains outline for the unity conference with the Communist Labor Party, a report by Fraina on the Kapp Putsch, a purposed thesis on the 1920 election and much else Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Contains material on the Kapp putsch, translations from Lenin and a report on the merger of the CPA Minority Group with the Communist Labor Party to create the United Communist ("Centrist") Party Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
byCentral Executive Committee of the Communist Party of America
[leaflet of the CPA, circa April 25, 1921] 1 Copy in DoJ/BoI Investigative Files, NARA collection M-1085, reel 938, file 202600-1617. 577,000 printed, multiple plates used -- probably produced in more than one printing facility Topic: May Day (Labor holiday)